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October General Membership Meeting

Syria, What’s Next?
Featuring  LMU Assistant Political Science Professor
Feryal Cherif

LMU Assistant Political Science Professor Feryal Cherif

Please join us for a most enlightening and thought provoking foreign policy evening featuring LMU Assistant Political Science Professor Feryal Cherif. Professor Cherif will address the civil war in Syria, the Assad regime’s stronghold on the Syrian people, Syrian women’s rights, peace in the Middle East. and U.S. involvement.

About Professor Cherif:  Feryal Cherif studies international relations and politics of the Middle East with an emphasis on gender and human rights. She received her Ph.D. from NYU in 2005. Her work has appeared in the Journal of Politics and International Studies Quarterly among others, and her report on peacekeeping was published by the United Nations. She is currently finishing her book manuscript From Ideas to Action: Myths and Misunderstandings about Advancements in Women's Rights. In addition to teaching classes on international relations, gender, and human rights, she was the founding chair of the Middle East and Islamic Studies minor at the University of California, Riverside.  She makes frequent media appearances in outlets including CNN.   In 2007, she was the inaugural recipient of the Faculty Diversity Award for her mentorship of minority students at the University of California, Riverside.

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Los Angeles, CA   90045